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1960 Oscars 32nd Academy Awards
Winners Announced: April 4, 1960
Held at: RKO Pantages Theatre, Hollywood, California
Host: Bob Hope
Eligibility Year: 1959
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1960 Oscar Winners
*Best Motion Picture
Anatomy of a Murder, Otto Preminger, producer (Columbia)
* Ben-Hur, Sam Zimbalist, producer (MGM)
The Diary of Anne Frank, George Stevens, producer (Twentieth Century-Fox)
The Nun's Story, Henry Blanke, producer (Warner Bros.)
Room at the Top, John and James Woolf, producers (Continental)
*Best Actor Laurence Harvey, Room at the Top
*Charlton Heston, Ben-Hur
Jack Lemmon, Some Like It Hot
Paul Muni, The Last Angry Man
James Stewart, Anatomy of a Murder
*Best Actress Doris Day, Pillow Talk
Audrey Hepburn, The Nun's Story
Katharine Hepburn, Suddenly, Last Summer
*Simone Signoret, Room at the Top
Elizabeth Taylor, Suddenly, Last Summer
*Actor in a Supporting Role *Hugh Griffith, Ben-Hur
Arthur O'Connell, Anatomy of a Murder
George C. Scott, Anatomy of a Murder
Robert Vaughn, The Young Philadelphians
Ed Wynn, The Diary of Anne Frank
*Actress in a Supporting Role Hermione Baddeley, Room at the Top
Susan Kohner, Imitation of Life
Juanita Moore, Imitation of Life
Thelma Ritter, Pillow Talk
*Shelley Winters, The Diary of Anne Frank
*Directing Jack Clayton, Room at the Top
George Stevens, The Diary of Anne Frank
Billy Wilder, Some Like It Hot
*William Wyler, Ben-Hur
Fred Zinnemann, The Nun's Story
*Writing Screenplay Based on Material From Another Medium Robert Anderson, The Nun's Story
Wendell Mayes, Anatomy of a Murder
*Neil Paterson, Room at the Top
Karl Tunberg, Ben-Hur
Billy Wilder and I. A. L. Diamond, Some Like It Hot
*Writing Story and Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Ingmar Bergman, Wild Strawberries
Ernest Lehman, North by Northwest
*Russell Rouse and Clarence Greene, story; Stanley Shapiro and Maurice Richlin, screenplay, Pillow Talk
François Truffaut and Marcel Moussy, The 400 Blows
*Cinematography Black-and-White Charles Lang, Jr., Some Like It Hot
Joseph LaShelle, Career
Sam Leavitt, Anatomy of a Murder
*William C. Mellor, The Diary of Anne Frank
Harry Stradling, Sr., The Young Philadelphians
*Cinematography Color Daniel L. Fapp, The Five Pennies
Lee Garmes, The Big Fisherman
Franz Planer, The Nun's Story
Leon Shamroy, Porgy and Bess
*Robert L. Surtees, Ben-Hur
*Art Direction Black-and-White Carl Anderson, art direction; William Kiernan, set decoration, The Last Angry Man
Ted Haworth, art direction; Edward G. Boyle, set decoration, Some Like It Hot
Oliver Messel and William Kellner, art direction; Scot Slimon, set decoration, Suddenly, Last Summer
Hal Pereira and Walter Tyler, art direction; Sam Comer and Arthur Krams, set decoration, Career
*Lyle R. Wheeler and George W. Davis, art direction; Walter M. Scott and Stuart A. Reiss, set decoration, The Diary of Anne Frank
*Art Direction Color John DeCuir, art direction; Julia Heron, set decoration, The Big Fisherman
William A. Horning, Robert Boyle and Merrill Pye, art direction; Henry Grace and Frank McKelvy, set decoration, North by Northwest
*William A. Horning and Edward Carfagno, art direction; Hugh Hunt, set decoration, Ben-Hur
Richard H. Riedel, art direction; Russell A. Gausman and Ruby R. Levitt, set decoration, Pillow Talk
Lyle R. Wheeler, art direction, Franz Bachelin and Herman A. Blumenthal, set decoration; Walter M. Scott and Joseph Kish, Journey to the Center of the Earth
*Sound MGM London Studio Sound Dept., Libel!
*MGM Studio Sound Dept. Ben-Hur
Samuel Goldwyn Studio Sound Dept. and Todd-AO Sound Dept., Porgy and Bess
Twentieth Century-Fox Studio Sound Dept., Journey to the Center of the Earth
Warner Bros. Studio Sound Dept., The Nun's Story
*Music Song “The Best of Everything,” The Best of Everything, Alfred Newman, music; Sammy Cahn, lyrics
“The Five Pennies,” The Five Pennies, Sylvia Fine, music and lyrics
“The Hanging Tree,” The Hanging Tree, Jerry Livingston, music; Mack David, lyrics
*“High Hopes,” A Hole in the Head, James Van Heusen, music; Sammy Cahn, lyrics ]
“Strange Are the Ways of Love,” The Young Land, Dimitri Tiomkin, music; Ned Washington, lyrics
*Music Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Frank DeVol, Pillow Talk
Ernest Gold, On the Beach
*Miklos Rozsa, Ben-Hur
Franz Waxman, The Nun's Story
*Scoring of a Musical Picture George Bruns, Sleeping Beauty
Lionel Newman, Say One for Me
*André Previn and Ken Darby, Porgy and Bess
Nelson Riddle and Joseph J. Lilley, Li'l Abner
Leith Stevens, The Five Pennies
*Film Editing Frederic Knudtson, On the Beach
Louis R. Loeffler, Anatomy of a Murder
Walter Thompson, The Nun's Story
George Tomasini, North by Northwest
*Ralph E. Winters and John D. Dunning, Ben-Hur
*Costume Design Black-and-White Edith Head, Career
Charles LeMaire and Mary Wills, The Diary of Anne Frank
*Orry-Kelly, Some Like It Hot
Helen Rose, The Gazebo
Howard Shoup, The Young Philadelphians
*Costume Design Color *Elizabeth Haffenden, Ben-Hur
Edith Head, The Five Pennies
Adele Palmer, The Best of Everything
Renie, The Big Fisherman
Irene Sharaff, Porgy and Bess
*Special Effects L. B. Abbott and James B. Gordon, visual; Carl Faulkner, audible, Journey to the Center of the Earth
*A. Arnold Gillespie and Robert MacDonald, visual; Milo Lory, audible, Ben-Hur
*Short Subjects Cartoon Mexicali Shmoes (Speedy Gonzales Series) (John W. Burton, producer; Warner Bros.)
* Moonbird (Storyboard, Inc.; Edward Harrison)
Noah's Ark (Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista)
The Violinist (Pintoff Productions; Kingsley International)
*Short Subjects Live Action Between the Tides (British Transport Films; Lester A. Schoenfeld Films)
* The Golden Fish (Les Requins Associes; Columbia)
Mysteries of the Deep (Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista)
The Running, Jumping and Standing-Still Film (Lion International Films; Kingsley-Union Films)
Skyscraper (Tishman Realty and Construction Co.; Burstyn Film Enterprises)
*Documentary Short Subject Donald in Mathmagic Land (Walt Disney Productions; Buena Vista)
From Generation to Generation (Cullen Associates; Maternity Center Association)
* Glass (Netherlands Government; George K. Arthur-Go Pictures, Inc.)
*Documentary Feature The Race for Space (David L. Wolper, producer; Wolper, Inc.)
* Serengeti Shall Not Die (Okapia-Film GmbH Production; Transocean-Film)
*Foreign Language Film * Black Orpheus, France
The Bridge, Federal Republic of Germany—West
The Great War, Italy
Paw, Denmark
The Village on the River, Netherlands
*Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award *Bob Hope
*Honorary Awards To *Lee De Forest for his pioneering inventions that brought sound to the motion picture
To *Buster Keaton for his unique talents that brought immortal comedies to the screen


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